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Blackberry unveils ‘Secure Work Space’ for iOS and Android

News   •   Jun 26, 2013 11:32 BST

Blackberry has officially unveiled “Secure Work Place,” which is a security solution that can be used by devices such as the Apple iPhone 5 (check out Apple iPhone 5 here) or the Samsung Galaxy S4 (check out Samsung Galaxy S4 here).

Blackberry announced (check out official announcement here), “BlackBerry today announced the availability of a new security solution that separates work and personal apps and data on iOS and Android devices. Secure Work Space for iOS and Android is a new option with BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 (version 10.1.1) that offers customers with a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policy, a solution with the best combination of security, user experience and total cost of ownership. BlackBerry designed Secure Work Space to meet the management, security and cost needs of the CIO, and the user experience and functionality that employees demand.”

David J. Smith, Blackberry’s EVP for Enterprise Mobile Computing, said, “Mobility is fundamentally transforming how we live and work. As our dependency on mobile solutions grows, and as a greater variety of mobile devices enter the workplace, the need for solutions to manage and secure these devices has never been greater. In today’s ‘bring your own device world’, Secure Work Space is a differentiated solution that brings key elements of the BlackBerry security platform and mobile device management to iOS and Android devices.”

Talking about availability, the Canadian phone maker said, “The BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 server software is free to download. Annual client access licenses (CALs) for Secure Work Space are $99 (MSRP) per year per device. BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 is also available as a sixty (60) day free trial bundle that includes 50 EMM Corporate CALs (providing device management for BlackBerry 10, iOS, and Android devices) and 50 Secure Work Space CALs (for iOS and Android).”